The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday advised politicians and political parties who might feel aggrieved on any issue that may arise over the conduct of the forthcoming general elections to seek redress in a court instead of formenting trouble.
The command stated this in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), Olugbenga Fadeyi.
Fadeyi, who warned politicians, political parties and residents against engaging in acts that may cause breach of peace before, during and after the elections however assured the people of their safety, adding that the command was continuously reviewing the threats and challenges to the conduct of elections in the state.
He urged the people of the state to have confidence in the ability of the police and other security agencies in the state.
He encouraged people to turn out en masse to cast their vote without fear during the presidential and national assembly election slated for February 23, and the governorship and State House of Assembly election billed for March 9.
According to him, “The State Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, wishes to assure of a hitch free voting exercise on Saturday.
“The Oyo State Police Command wishes to reiterate the need for all and sundry to refrain from engaging in any acts that may cause breach of peace before, during and after the election.
“Any aggrieved party or parties on any issues are advised to seek redress in a court of law”.
He urged the people of the state to give genuine, useful and credible information to the command by calling these dedicated control lines 080811768614, 07055495413